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unsolved. proof of pot being sold in east bay. it's simple, cheap and permanent. pregnancy prevention. how it works and is it right for you? then -- >> there was one transgendered woman who was murdered. it turns out there was dna sitting in a crime lab untested from two years before. that's unacceptable. >> why crimes are going unsolved while the evidence opposites in storage.
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plus -- >> it seems we're going to become the battleground for what happens, as usual, for the rest of the country. >> pot control over east bay skies. the secret surveillance we uncovered. a story just in. from victim to suspect? a bizarre story unfolding inun. a mother was arrested on three counts, sexual intercourse with a minor. if that name sarah cole sounds fachl to you, it's because sarah made the news for a different reason in 2007 when she was struck by a drunk driver. back then family and friends raised thousands of dollars while she spent months recovering in a local hospital. it's the alleged victim of that rape who uncovered that crime. >> the information came from the victim's parents, so we've been investigating this case for a
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couple months now. we did give a search warrant at ms. cole's home. >> we'll have more for you as this case unfolds. he's bold, he's brazen and attacking women at atms. tonight we have photos that could help police solve a crime. george, what do you know? >> reporter: well, san jose police believe it's the same robber behind these attacks here at this chase branch at capital expressway and silver creek road. they just released surveillance photos of these actual attacks and they want you to pay close attention to them to see if you recognize the crook. a chase bank security camera caught the robber not once rpgs but twice. take a good look. he comes up behind while the victim is standing at the atm. in the first attack, the robber places a knife on her neck and demands money. >> it looks really scary and
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dangerous. >> cara says she comes to this chase bank to use the atm but won't anymore. >> on august 22, the robber walked up behind a woman and put his arm around her neck. he didn't have a knife but he brought her to the ground. >> this is a nice area with a plaza and everything. you shouldn't have to worry, but people shouldn't be getting money that late at night, anyway. >> that's why when she goes to the atm, craig bunch goes with her. >> you don't go alone, especially if you're getting money out. >> and we've noticed quite a number of people using this atm in the past 20 minutes. most are coming with one other person. if you have any other information regarding this case, please call san jose police. we're live in san jose tonight, bay area news.
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san francisco working on a bill that would require every dna in every rape kit be tested. some dna has been sitting in crime labs for months, even years, leaving victims with little justice. >> reporter: supervisor katie aleola says the law will be ready for review in two weeks. she says it would require the timely testing of dna samples in every rape case. untested dna rape kits, the basis for a law and order tv episode. but the backlog is far from fiction. nationwide, some 200,000 rape kits sit unprocessed on crime lab shelves. in san francisco, the crime lab is so understaffed, it's unknown how many kits sit untested. >> there was one of a
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transgender woman who was murdered. it turned out there was dna samples from two years before sitting in a crime lab up tested. that's not acceptable. >> requiring timely testing of every rape kit will lead to higher arrest and prosecution rates. >> sexual assault has one of the highest reas i had -- recidivism rates. if you get tested, it will save thousands of women. >> it requires new fines on sex offenders to help fupd the testing. it also requires a timeline for completing the dna test and would require an annual report on testing and prosecution rates. >> our biggest priority has to be to maintain the safety of our streets and the safety of our citizens. victims' advocates, including
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actress m arkmarishka hargitay, this has to be done. national data shows only 40% of rapes are reported to police. hammer says this law would help change that. >> you tell a victim when she asks, when will i get the result, and they say, you know what, we're going to get right on it. we'll have the result in two weeks. whatever the timeline is, victims will be much more likely to come forward and be involved in the process. >> it's porimportant because itn turp up evidence of a paerp and that can help prosecutors figure out other rapes of a different person. police are investigating three separate attacks on medical marijuana dispenseryes. the latest happened around noon
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today on the 1600 block of monterrey road in san jose. those thieves got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and weed. luckily none of the employees hurt. no patients inside when it happened, either. police are trying to locate any security cameras that may have captured those suspects. in the east bay, we've uncovered secret sky patrol. their mission: to crack down on pot growth in mission and kcost con tra county. meg whitman on damage control tonight trying to clean up the mess left behind by her former housekeeper. and it could get tough with whitman promising to show proof that an illegal immigrant worked for her. the former housedeeper claims whitman knew she was in the u.s. illegally and fired her last year after deciding to run for
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governor. >> i told them that i believe in people. and i believe that people deserve a chance. i also told them i don't wish them any harm. i just wanted to help. >> whitman denies the allegations, accusing centilian of falsifying documents when she was hired. the republican candidate says she fired centilian after the housekeeper admitted being an undocumented worker. the damage may already be done. >> she's going to have to face a choice. she either tries to reach out to latinos saying we need to treat these people better or she takes a stand on illegal immigration and thaelts goit's going to hur. >> in a statement tonight, brown, a spokesperson, said, quote, once again meg whitman
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has shown that she thipgs the rules doon apply to her. after a year, she is saying illegal immigrants need to hold themselves accountable. they also plan to file a claim accusing whitman for not paying the housekeeper for all the hours she worked. also coming up right now and for all that mud-slinging in politics, go to nbcbayarea.com and you'll find analysis and in-depth coverage. assuring a pregnancy free fult. a pregnancy prevention you've probably never heard of. >> i've tried the patch, the der depo shot, the iud and birth control pills. nothing worked very well for me. >> this is cheap and permanent. we'll tell you how it works. >> a stunning cleaning up of
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what you can see. good evening, i'm chief meteorologist. after a record setting heat of 102 degrees, we are starting to see some cooling along the coastline with with 50s and 60s right now and even cooler tomorrow, 10:00 a.m. low 70s in the south bay. we'll let you know when we > why the secret missionsay, co. zeroing in on east bay neighborhoods.
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the federal judge who struck down california's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional this year is stepping down from the berc bench. chief u.s. district judge vaughn walker notified the dort he would be stepping down in february. he has been 22 years on the bench. he plans to return to private practice. he oversaw the high profile trial on prop 8. his ruling banning the marriage is being challenged in federal court. dea agents may be using the
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skies to bust pot groves in east bay. helicopters have been buzzing in neighborhoods, and that's got some complaining that big brother is watching a little too closely. cheryl has more for us. cheryl? >> local airport officials say they've been getting calls from people who live here in alameda and all over the bay area. the problem? they say they've been getting buzzed by airplanes here in the bay area. and when they complained, they found out that the feds may be looking for illegal pot grows. >> everything we do you now is so public that we have to be prepared to be observed, particularly outside of our home. >> and that's apparently what's happening to people living in this quiet alameda neighborhood. over the past several months, the small engine plane have been hovering over neighborhoods. people board by the noise wanted to know what was going on. >> everyone wants to sleep and have a peaceful thing going on. >> people at the oakland airport
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confirmed that an aircraft has been performing public safety operations in bay area neighborhoods. experts believe the type of plae planes used are consistent with planes used looking for illegal marijuana fields and grow houses. >> it feels like we're going to become the battleground for what happens, as usual, for the rest of the country. >> now the country is looking for oakland born november ballots. now they're seeing the helicopters hovering overhead may be for the growing war against marijuana. a spokesperson said he condition comment on any ongoing investigations. but those campaigning to control and tax candidates will. >> i completely respect the fact that the dea cannot comment on ongoing investigations. but it also makes it very difficult for us to hold them accountable for how they're spending their resources. >> we contacted the fbi on this
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to see if we could get a confirmation and they did not return our calls. reporting live in alameda, i'm cheryl herd. >> the games will go on at some east bay years. they're on their second year without a sports budget. but we learned tonight donations helped them continue their game. even though students can't afford the suggested fees, they're still invited to play. in the next two years, the state budget will play a huge role weather sports will continue at the high schools. >> don't want to get pregnant but you're not crazy about the current conception options? it also happens to be one of the most that women have ever heard of. nbc's vicky nguyen reports.
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>> my yupgest is nathan, and he's 2. >> sandy tran says it was during her third pregnancy that she knew her family was complete. >> three is enough for me to take care of so i have time to focus on each and every one of them. >> but the decision about which birth control to use wasn't so simple. >> i've tried the patch, i've tried the depo shot, the birth control pills and i've tried the iud. i mean, none of them worked out great for me. >> that's when her doctor suggested the assure procedure. two coyles are placed in the fallopian tubes. scars are placed and block the tubes. at that point, assure is 97% effective. >> you want that permanent blockage there so you never have to worry about pregnancy in the future.
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>> dr. scott cramer says the procedure itself takes just ten minutes and it's done while the patient is awake. no sleeping and no recovery time. cramping and nausea are the most common side effects. >> there's really no long-term problems to having these placed in your tubes. it's similar to having a stent placed in your heart. >> dr. cramer says only about 30% of women choose the procedure. the rest opt for tubal ligation. but he says that's a trend that may be changing. unlike tubal ligation or a vasectomy, assure is not reversible. mom of three tami says that's her only word of warning to other women, to make sure their dho choice is one they'll be happy with forever.
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>> nice family. so far about 400,000 women have had the procedure. most insurance companies do cover assure sometimes just for the cost of a co-pay. barry joins us for a preview. >> it's the biggest change in education in california for years and chances are you don't even know about it. what does it mean for your kids? find out exactly what's at stake and how your child's education may be affected, tomorrow at 11:00. >> a cool-down, finally. >> yes. it started today, but even more of a cool-down as we head into tomorrow. we also have a video that show people trying to do anything to stay out of their hot house tonight. walnut creek 81 degrees at 8:38 p.m. also earlier, kids out there playing soccer here. in dublin, shirley hiydratining
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quite a bit. let's take a look at those temperatures today. we did have a record-setting temperature of 102 in livermore. that was our only temperature after eight records across the bay area yesterday. it secertainly was cooler for a lot of us, but still a lot of heat in east bay. we saw the most notable cooling right down the peninsula with plenty of 70s and also mid to upper 80s. the thing that's really going to drop temperatures down is the fall, which we saw slide in tonight. that's banked up near the bay bridge and also the golden gate, so you want to be cautious of that tomorrow morning, because it's been a while since we've seen fog here this thick in the bay area. currently 59 in san diego, 66 in san mateo. then head to south bay. 73 in san jose, hold be onto heat in the east and south bay. for tomorrow, we are looking at additional cooling with that ma lean layer and the fog sitting
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offshore, and ahead the sea breeze will stay in place and that will really knock temperatures down most notably as we head throughout this weekend with the fog continuing to develop right here offshore. high pressure that brought us the heat, it's starting to weak en. instead of hot we're going to call it warm. friday, temperatures just continue to trickle on down for us here across the bay area. slowly trying to get back to where we should be this time of the year. east bay 7:00 a.m., mid-6 o0s. we're talking about mid-70s instead of mid-80s. exponentially cooler here in the east bay 56 in san francisco, less than mid-60s in livermore and dublin. tomorrow instead of upper 90s in south bay, we're going with upper 80s. still 91 in livermore, above
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avr av average, but not expected. this may be one of the days you're still thanking yourself for commuting, maybe into san francisco, because once you leave possibly the east bay and get into san francisco, it's going to be a lot nicer. tune in to the weather channel on cable, and as we head into the weekend, low 80s, and maybe a little spike in the forecast by next wednesday of 88. but that's a lot better than triple digits. next, nunat in the bay to see a unique mission to clean out the water. meg whitman's plan will make it billions worse by eliminating the capital gains tax for wealthy investors, including herself. economists say her plan will "rip a hole in the budget" and is "deeply flawed". analysts for the l.a. times say whitman's plan is a "pure handout" to the rich creating a "huge risk" to schools and public safety. jerry brown's against this unfair giveaway because
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it will take billions from our children when we can least afford it. get california working again-for all of us.
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state budget cuts are crippling my classroom, so i can't believe the sacramento politicians cut a backroom deal that will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax give-away, a new handout that can only mean larger class sizes and even more teacher layoffs. but passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate give-away and puts our priorities first.
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vote yes on prop 24, because it's time to give our schools a break, not the big corporations. it sounds sci-fi but it really is happening. drones on the hunt under the bay looking for lost and potentially harmful fishing gear off the deep waurtsz ters of monterrey . >> this year we really worked on refining our methods, particularly in deep water, which we gauge is 300 to 1,000 feet. >> they're robots, ask they'nd going to stay under water for three years to ghost-fish garbage lost. in o
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>> if you have tickets for friday night's game, that went from expensive to real expensive. >> how much? >> how much do you got? this is the guy from "rudy" and what's the other movie he's in? >> "lord of the rings." >> huge night for the 49ers. we'll be right back. [ ruiz ] reliable tools started as a brick and mortar store.
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we sell lathes, mills, high-tech equipment. i had an idea to go ahead and put up a couple of items on ebay, and they brought more than our expectations. meg whitman gave me the tools to expand globally. we sell to australia, india... that big blue machine over there? it's going to malaysia on wednesday. with ebay, she created jobs for millions of people. with meg's creativity, she'll be able to create jobs here in california. i'm mariano ruiz and i'm a meg whitman success story.
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good evening. as it stands right now, the giant would face the atlanta
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braves in round one of the playoffs. be aware things can change in these final four days. some things don't change. pat burrough. >> not bad, huh? burrough provided 100% of the giants tonight. he's been at the end of his career coming back home and trying to laead this team into the playoffs. seven sparkling innings, one home run. he got a standing ovation later in the game. nooipt ninth inning, bring in the beard. ryan wilson gets his league l d
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lead. san diego also won tonight, so they retain their division lead. the earliest they could clircnc the division title is friday night. the relief pitchers are bonding. jeremy afeldt joined us on our sixth-inning newscast. >> i didn't want to do that. the just for men look on brian wilkes seems to be a hit. it almost purple sometimes, but to each his own. let's get to the a's now wrapping up the series down in
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southern california against the angels. santa claus a few months early. the a's are limping towards the finish line. bottom of the 11th inning today, tory hunter is a hero for anaheim. a's lose and get swept by the an jelsz. 49ers? it's a mess. 43-year-old mike johnson promoted from a quarterback coach, first time as offensive coordinator. johnson addresses the media for the first time tomorrow, so today we get mr. smith. >> it's been around us long enough, it's easy to point the finger and roll him under the bus a little bit. it's veconvenient for the guys still here, but it's not the right thing. >> convenient. the 49ers are in atlanta sunday trying to avoid an 0-4 start.
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what's in your wallet? somebody help me down. i really didn't see it coming. i didn't realize i was drifting into the other lane. [ kim ] i was literally falling asleep at the wheel. it got my attention, telling me that i wasn't paying attention. the car hit the brakes faster than i could. i had no idea the guy in front of me had stopped short. but my car did. my car did. thankfully, my mercedes did. [ male announcer ] a world you can't predict... demands a car you can trust. the e-class. the best or nothing. that is what drives us. here they go, san jose airport tomorrow afternoon, wheels up 12:30, a 12-hour flight to germany. tonight to san jose. pre-season hockey. danny heatley with a nice goal here.
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but tomorrow the big road trip to germany and they begin the regular season in sweden on october 8. i'm trying to get in on that road trip for nbc. they need a weather guy, too. nodi

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